Andreas Kleiner

Assistant Professor
TEMPE Campus


Andreas Kleiner earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in Switzerland. A German national, he recently completed his doctorate degree at the University of Bonn, where he also taught several microeconomics courses. His primary research interests include political economy and mechanism design, with secondary interests in matching markets and microeconomic theory. 

His most recent research, published in Games and Economic Behavior, examined an independent private value auction environment and strategy-proof mechanisms that maximized the agents' residual surplus. Kleiner is fluent in German, English, and French. 


  • PhD Economics  Bonn Graduate School of Economics, 2016
  • MA Quantitative Economics and Finance  University of St.Gallen, 2010
  • BA Economics  University of St.Gallen, 2008

Research Interests

  • Mechanism Design
  • Voting
  • Political Economy
  • Microeconomics
  • Matching Markets


  • Optimal Private Good Allocation: The Case for a Balanced Budget (with Moritz Drexl), Games and Economic Behavior, November 2015, p. 169-181.


Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 770Mathematics for Economists
ECN 791Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 312Intermed Microecon Theory
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 770Mathematics for Economists